Bird Finder

Top Birds at Lake Benson in October
relative to other locations within 25 miles of Cary, NC, USA

based on 28 checklists

This page shows the probability of a species appearing on a checklist at Lake Benson during the month of October. The difference in probability relative to other nearby locations is also shown, to highlight which birds are particularly likely to be found (or not found) at this specific location. The chart shows how many distinct species have historically been observed at this location for each month of the year.

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Rank Info Pics Species Entire Region This Location Difference Relative
1   Tufted Titmouse 65.3% 89.3% 24.0% 1.4x
2   Carolina Wren 75.2% 82.1% 6.9% 1.1x
3   Carolina Chickadee 71.0% 82.1% 11.2% 1.2x
4   Northern Cardinal 72.2% 78.6% 6.4% 1.1x
5   Red-bellied Woodpecker 68.9% 78.6% 9.7% 1.1x
6   Eastern Bluebird 53.7% 75.0% 21.3% 1.4x
7   American Crow 68.3% 71.4% 3.1% 1.0x
8   Blue Jay 70.7% 64.3% 6.4% 0.9x
9   Chipping Sparrow 22.6% 64.3% 41.7% 2.8x
10   Downy Woodpecker 57.5% 60.7% 3.2% 1.1x
11   Eastern Phoebe 53.9% 60.7% 6.8% 1.1x
12   Northern Mockingbird 42.8% 60.7% 17.9% 1.4x
13   Canada Goose 25.8% 60.7% 34.9% 2.4x
14   Northern Flicker 54.9% 57.1% 2.3% 1.0x
15   Brown-headed Nuthatch 36.9% 57.1% 20.2% 1.5x
16   Great Blue Heron 42.8% 53.6% 10.7% 1.3x
17   Pine Warbler 35.1% 53.6% 18.4% 1.5x
18   Yellow-rumped Warbler 32.7% 53.6% 20.9% 1.6x
19   Ruby-crowned Kinglet 32.6% 53.6% 21.0% 1.6x
20   Mallard 22.2% 53.6% 31.4% 2.4x
21   Belted Kingfisher 29.8% 50.0% 20.2% 1.7x
22   American Robin 35.7% 46.4% 10.7% 1.3x
23   Mute Swan 0.3% 46.4% 46.1% 145.8x
24   White-breasted Nuthatch 35.5% 42.9% 7.4% 1.2x
25   Red-shouldered Hawk 35.4% 42.9% 7.5% 1.2x
26   Brown Thrasher 32.4% 39.3% 6.9% 1.2x
27   Killdeer 23.3% 39.3% 15.9% 1.7x
28   Brown-headed Cowbird 8.8% 39.3% 30.4% 4.4x
29   House Finch 29.1% 32.1% 3.1% 1.1x
30   Northern Parula 21.5% 32.1% 10.6% 1.5x
31   Fish Crow 17.6% 32.1% 14.6% 1.8x
32   Great Egret 15.6% 32.1% 16.5% 2.1x
33   Black-and-white Warbler 12.6% 32.1% 19.5% 2.5x
34   Turkey Vulture 43.8% 28.6% 15.2% 0.7x
35   Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 18.6% 28.6% 10.0% 1.5x
36   Bald Eagle 15.2% 28.6% 13.4% 1.9x
37   Golden-crowned Kinglet 15.0% 28.6% 13.6% 1.9x
38   American Goldfinch 33.5% 25.0% 8.5% 0.7x
39   Pileated Woodpecker 22.1% 25.0% 2.9% 1.1x
40   European Starling 13.6% 25.0% 11.4% 1.8x
41   Pied-billed Grebe 7.4% 25.0% 17.6% 3.4x
42   Eastern Towhee 37.7% 21.4% 16.2% 0.6x
43   White-throated Sparrow 23.9% 21.4% 2.5% 0.9x
44   Double-crested Cormorant 20.3% 17.9% 2.4% 0.9x
45   Common Grackle 14.1% 17.9% 3.8% 1.3x
46   Song Sparrow 34.9% 14.3% 20.6% 0.4x
47   Hairy Woodpecker 15.1% 14.3% 0.8% 0.9x
48   Cape May Warbler 12.9% 14.3% 1.3% 1.1x
49   Blackpoll Warbler 6.0% 14.3% 8.2% 2.4x
50   Pine Siskin 2.5% 14.3% 11.8% 5.7x
51   American Redstart 16.2% 10.7% 5.4% 0.7x
52   Black-throated Blue Warbler 13.2% 10.7% 2.4% 0.8x
53   Magnolia Warbler 12.1% 10.7% 1.4% 0.9x
54   Osprey 7.4% 10.7% 3.3% 1.5x
55   Ruddy Duck 3.4% 10.7% 7.3% 3.2x
56   Tennessee Warbler 3.3% 10.7% 7.4% 3.2x
57   Mourning Dove 28.4% 7.1% 21.2% 0.3x
58   Black Vulture 21.8% 7.1% 14.6% 0.3x
59   Eastern Wood-Pewee 13.6% 7.1% 6.5% 0.5x
60   Chimney Swift 12.3% 7.1% 5.1% 0.6x
61   House Wren 8.1% 7.1% 0.9% 0.9x
62   Red-winged Blackbird 7.9% 7.1% 0.7% 0.9x
63   Cooper's Hawk 7.7% 7.1% 0.6% 0.9x
64   Cedar Waxwing 6.7% 7.1% 0.5% 1.1x
65   Wood Duck 5.9% 7.1% 1.3% 1.2x
66   Hermit Thrush 3.9% 7.1% 3.3% 1.9x
67   Bay-breasted Warbler 2.6% 7.1% 4.5% 2.7x
68   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 2.5% 7.1% 4.7% 2.9x
69   Palm Warbler 17.2% 3.6% 13.6% 0.2x
70   Red-headed Woodpecker 13.5% 3.6% 10.0% 0.3x
71   Rose-breasted Grosbeak 5.7% 3.6% 2.1% 0.6x
72   Red-breasted Nuthatch 5.4% 3.6% 1.9% 0.7x
73   Black-throated Green Warbler 5.3% 3.6% 1.7% 0.7x
74   Winter Wren 5.1% 3.6% 1.5% 0.7x
75   Field Sparrow 5.0% 3.6% 1.4% 0.7x
76   Barred Owl 4.1% 3.6% 0.6% 0.9x
77   Blue-headed Vireo 3.5% 3.6% 0.0% 1.0x
78   Blackburnian Warbler 2.8% 3.6% 0.8% 1.3x
79   Dark-eyed Junco 2.3% 3.6% 1.3% 1.6x
80   American Coot 1.7% 3.6% 1.9% 2.1x
81   Merlin 1.1% 3.6% 2.5% 3.3x
82   Yellow Warbler 1.0% 3.6% 2.6% 3.5x
83   Horned Grebe 0.6% 3.6% 3.0% 6.3x
84   Rusty Blackbird 0.5% 3.6% 3.0% 6.5x
85   Sharp-shinned/Cooper's Hawk 0.2% 3.6% 3.3% 14.8x